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Château Croix de Bern - Cuvée Julien

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Our wines made from Merlot and Cabernet benefit from a privileged exposure, a soil with a structure particularly suited to developing consistently high-quality red wines with good ageing potential, which distinguish themselves by their texture, delicate aromas and great smoothness.
The Château Croix de Bern is aged in oak barrels to acquire hints of vanilla, pepper, while exhibiting woody tannins with a long richly flavoured finish. These wines will keep and provide consistent quality over the years.

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  Area:
Soil:
Exposure:
Gabarnac
clay and limestone, gravelly loam
South / Southeast
 
 
  Area:
Density:
Grapes:
Age of the vines:
Harvest:
3 hectares
6 000 vines / hectare
Merlot (80%), Cabernet Sauvignon (20%)
20 to 30 years old
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  Vinification:


Lenght of fermentation:
Average yield:
Annual production:
Traditional vinification in vats, temperature controlled fermentation and batch blending of the best plots. One year ageing in French oak barrels (30% new oak every year).
12 to 15 days
50 hectoliters / hectare
150 hectoliters
 
 
  Tasting:
Le Château Croix de Bern is aged in oak barrels to acquire hints of vanilla, pepper, while exhibiting woody tannins with a long richly flavoured finish. These wines will keep and provide consistent quality over the years.
 
 
  Pairing:
Serve at room temperature between 16 ° and 18 ° to accompany roast meats, game in sauce, cep mushrooms, fromage frais or strong cheeses.
 
 
  Distinctions:
- Bronze Medal at the Challenge International du Vin de Blaye Bourg
 
 
  References:
- Guide Hachette des vins de France
- Heart stroke In Vino Veritas Magazine